Governor vetoes NRA-based gun safety bill


(Will be updated as warranted)

For the second time, Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a bill requiring the state school board to establish curriculum guidelines for a standardized firearm safety education program that would include the National Rifle Association-crafted Eddie Eagle GunSafe program.

As she did in 2021 when she vetoed similar legislation, Kelly said the bill steps on the constitutional authority of local school boards and the State Board of Education to make decisions about what is taught in . . .


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